Tag: Park La Brea

Elevators at Park La Brea need upgrading, residents say

Elevators at Park La Brea need upgrading, residents say

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Park La Brea is under “gentle pressure” by residents and City Hall to upgrade and repair its elevators… soon. City Fire Dept. paramedics have responded 41 times to rescue people stuck in broken elevators the past year. Make that 43, as a few more people were pried out from elevators last month, said Jon Neustadter, […]

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Elevator issues addressed at Park La Brea meeting

Elevator issues addressed at Park La Brea meeting

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lately, there isn’t a day all of the 36 elevators at Park La Brea’s towers operate smoothly, according to Zhita Rea, a member of the newly formed Tenants Health & Safety Committee. While an ongoing concern, the problems at the 18 towers have escalated in the past year, the Park La Brea resident added. Frustrated […]

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Sit under the stars at these summer movie screenings

Sit under the stars at these summer movie screenings

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

What better way to take advantage of Los Angeles’ balmy nights than to enjoy movie screenings under the stars at cemeteries, amphitheaters, museums or other outdoor civic venues. Hollywood Forever Cemetery Watch films flicker over mausoleum walls every Saturday night at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. Guests can bring blankets, picnic dinners, beer […]

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Residents say weather, walkability make Park La Brea ideal location

Residents say weather, walkability make Park La Brea ideal location

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

After two-and one-half years, and with their first baby on the way, Massachusetts transplants Heidi and Brian McNeany seem completely at home in their seventh floor Park La Brea tower apartment. “Miracle Mile is just such a convenient area,” says Heidi. “Here you can walk to things, which is rare for L.A. You can walk […]

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Citizens, awareness keys to keeping crime at bay in Miracle Mile

Citizens, awareness keys to keeping crime at bay in Miracle Mile

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Concerned citizens continue to assist in solving area crimes, says senior lead officer Perry Jones of the L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division. “Neighborhood watch groups and regular citizens calling the police are one of the best tools we have and are how a majority of crimes are solved,” he added. An example is the Park La Brea […]

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New energy ignites Park La Brea programs

New energy ignites Park La Brea programs

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Members heard of the successful plans to rebuild the Park La Brea Residents’ Assoc. at the group’s annual meeting in January. Bernie Clinch, president, said association membership is increasing. Other projects which have seen renewed interest include the Advocacy Action Forum. Fourteen cases involving issues with management last year were settled peacefully at the forum, […]

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